Preparing good speech content and practicing will not reduce the physical nervous sensations (called “speech fear or speech anxiety”) because most of the anxiety is physically felt. EXERCISE HELPS WITH THIS. Read how
Calming strategies for speech anxiety include breathing control, visualizations, self-talk and positive affirmations to gain gain control over the strong feelings speech anxiety invokes.
Part 3 of a CONCEAL, the ‘N = Never Touch Yourself’ covers use of hands, body and posture to conceal speech anxiety from the audience.
HOW a speaker manages and hides Speech Anxiety symptoms from the audience is the topic of this 7-part C.O.N.C.E.A.L. series. …
Most people say they “hate public speaking”. I believe everyone can get overcome it with training! During 3-decades teaching public speaking I developed 7-quickly applied tips using the acronym C.O.N.C.E.A.L. to manage the anxiety associated with public speaking skills,